911 is one of the oldest sports cars and is favored by a wide range of car enthusiasts. With the age of more than 55 years, 911 has undergone 8 different generations with improvements to improve the car as well as to suit the era. The 911 has always been known for its attractive, “pure” driving feeling like the cars on the track. In order to enhance the experience of potential customers, Porsche has over the years developed expanded versions of its 911.
In the 991 generation of the cult 911, Porsche has released many attractive versions aimed at different purposes. Carrera, for example, can be used for convenient everyday commuting. High-performance models like the 911 GT2 RS are made for those who want to feel the speed and appeal of a sports car. Expansion versions such as the new 935 are intended for collectors wishing to have unique supercars, as well as a non-street car.
Porsche surprised the world of car enthusiasts by announcing this new 935 at a meeting held last year by Rennsport. The car is developed on the basis of the 911 GT2 RS, with the body made primarily of carbon fiber reinforced polymer. Inside the interior, the car is completed with a carbon fiber steering wheel and digital instrument cluster similar to that on the 911 GT3 R 2019 racing car. The car has a 3-cylinder flat 6-cylinder engine, The 8-liter twin-turbocharged model is similar to the 911 GT2 RS. This engine produces up to 690 horsepower. This engine sends power to the rear wheels via a seven-speed PDK transmission and a race-optimized limited slip differential.
With an extremely limited production of only 77 units, the opportunity to see and experience this 935 seems not to be an easy one. However, car enthusiasts have a “rare” opportunity to learn about this car in more detail through pictures as well as videos announced by famous car collector Manny Khoshbin. He is one of the lucky ones to own this car. His 935 is numbered 61 and wears a Martini coat similar to the Porsche 935/78 1978 Moby Dick many years ago.
The car has many racing-inspired details, such as the case made of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP), the headlights inspired by the Porsche 919 Hybrid, the rearview mirror similar to the 911 RSR or the placement of the tube. The rear exhaust comes from the 908 race car and is made of titanium. The Porsche 935 has been developed into a one-seat car whose interior has been completely removed, leaving only the basic equipment, a carbon fiber steering wheel like the 911 GT3 R and a digital instrument cluster. The entire cockpit will be directed to the wind directly from the outside, creating a roaring sound of the wind while operating at high speed. Vehicles equipped with Recaro racing seats with six-point seat belts, anti-roll frames and some other racing equipment. Customers can also choose the air-conditioning system and second seat equipment if they want to let someone else experience this racing car.
The extra seat is an expensive option on Manny Khoshbin’s 935. The basic 935s had only one seat designed like race cars. To add extra seats, Manny Khosbin has to pay an amount up to 10,000 USD.
Porsche 935 will be produced and sold with a limited number of only 77 units, the starting price of the car at 785,998 dollars. Due to the reason that the car is only limited to less than 100 units, as well as the history of this model, there are a number of orders to resell the purchase at a price up to 2 times higher than the price announced by Porsche.
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